Pocket Keys for Writers

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Author: Ann Raimes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111183301X

Category: Education

Page: 312

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Give students big writing help in a small package with POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS. This indispensable pocket-style handbook covers the essentials of the writing process. It takes students through the research process, includes the mechanics of writing and using punctuation, and explains the evaluation and documentation of both print and electronic source materials. Concise, up-to-date, and practical, this edition is designed to help students find the material they need easily and quickly. This edition of POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS features an increased focus on academic writing and includes a new chapter on the writing process and new sections on multimodal composition. It teaches students how to find, analyze, and cite visual arguments and to create multimedia arguments. A gatefold at the back of the text offers a ready reference for students doing research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Keys for Writers, Spiral bound Version

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Author: Ann Raimes,Susan K. Miller-Cochran

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305956753

Category: Education

Page: 736

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Packed with examples and step-by-step guidelines, KEYS FOR WRITERS, 8th Edition, equips readers with tools for effective writing in college and well into their careers and future community work. The text is known for its concise yet thorough explanations, excellent writing samples, and unique difference, not deficit approach to ESL. It is thoroughly updated to reflect 2016 MLA guidelines and includes Key Examples to help readers apply its signature Critical Thinking Framework to reading, source evaluation, source synthesis, and revision. A new Assignment Guide: Keys to Common Genres provides brief, step-by-step writing instructions for fifteen common genres that readers might encounter in their academic and professional careers. The text also highlights the importance of writing to a variety of careers, such as nursing, accounting, law, and IT. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pocket Keys for Writers, Spiral bound Version

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Author: Ann Raimes,Susan K. Miller-Cochran

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305972112

Category: Education

Page: 304

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POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS gives students big writing help in a small package. This indispensable pocket-style handbook covers the essentials of the writing process within a framework for critical thinking that helps students make decisions about audience, purpose, voice, and medium. It takes students through the research process, includes the mechanics of writing and using punctuation, and explains the evaluation and documentation of both print and electronic source materials. Concise, up-to-date, and practical, the book is designed to help students find the material they need easily and quickly. The sixth edition features Key Examples: three new extended examples to help students think critically about rhetorical contexts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Keys for Writers

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Author: Ann Raimes,Susan K. Miller-Cochran

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285629515

Category: Education

Page: 704

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Strengths of KEYS FOR WRITERS include concise but complete explanations, ease of use (with ten color-coded tabs that clearly signal the book's content), strong ESL coverage, and outstanding student writing samples. New co-author Susan Miller-Cochran brings to this edition a framework for critical thinking that offers students a method for understanding and approaching rhetorical situations. Additionally, new exercises at the end of most parts let students check their understanding. In the documentation sections, Source Shots provide visual examples of how to document sources from print to Internet sources and from encyclopedia articles to MP3 selections. A new focus on writing in the disciplines helps students carry the framework for critical thinking into a variety of academic contexts, while new guidelines for thinking critically about sources helps students apply the framework to source evaluation. A new design provides stronger visual presentation of concepts to help students learn to think critically about their writing and use of sources. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Universal Keys for Writers

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Author: Ann Raimes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780618112883

Category: English language

Page: 932

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Just as the best-selling Keys for Writers brought innovations and improvements to the tabbed handbook format, Universal Keys for Writers significantly advances the accessibility and practicality of the hardcover comprehensive handbook. Students using this new handbook benefit from Raimes' clear, coaching tone; inclusive language; and superior design, organization, and content. Nearly 200 practical, class-tested exercises allow students to practice, review, and apply the full range of writing and grammar skills presented in the handbook. Each exercise is built around a contemporary topic, issue, debate, or discovery in the humanities, social sciences, or sciences, making this text ideal for instructors seeking a writing across the curriculum approach. Additional exercises are available through the Universal Keys Web Site, online handbook, and CD-ROM.Influenced by the author' s teaching experience at New York City' s Hunter College, Universal Keys covers issues of language diversity in personal, professional, and research writing and incorporates superior coverage of ESL concerns. In addition, this new handbook offers outstanding support for students currently working and for those seeking writing instruction for the workplace. The text provides models on the many types of print and electronic documents (including PowerPoint presentations) used in the workplace and guidance on developing resumes and job application letters.The author' s trademark accessibility features a simple and functional tabbed color-coding system that reinforces the text' s clear, three-part organization: writing and whole paper issues; sentences, grammar, and punctuation; andresearch and documentation.Superior writing coverage is supported by 15 complete sample student papers; early and integrated coverage of writing across the curriculum; a section on Visual Arguments; and coverage of such technology issues as writing online, document and web design, preparing resumes, and creating PowerPoint presentations.A new CD-ROM, electronic online handbook, and book-specific web site provide students with additional writing support.Solid sentence-level support features clear, easy-access grammar presentations, including a Diagnostic Checklist; thorough punctuation coverage that includes Online Guidelines for Punctuation and Mechanics; a practical style presentation, enhanced by A Sampler of Writer' s Voices--an engaging view of style options.The author' s modern, global perspective reaches all students with extensive multilingual/ESL coverage, integrated ESL notes throughout the book, Worlds of Writing boxes on language diversity, and multidisciplinary sections, examples, and exercises.An outstanding research section emphasizes analytical skills while engaging students in planning, finding sources, and evaluating sources through such readings as Library and Web: A Merger and How to Develop Your Junk Antennae. An extensive list of resources in 27 subject areas provides valuable starting points for research, and comprehensive coverage of all five documentation styles is illustrated by sample student papers.A special section, Writing for Work, offers detailed advice on conducting a job search and writing in various career settings.Critical reading and critical thinking are emphasized and encouraged through well-written sections, a generous number ofhigh-interest examples (of the modes and other topics), and exercises.A lively cross-curricular exercise program features high-interest topics and more than 200 practical, well-tested exercises from the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences.Universal Keys features the most extensive Glossary of Usage and Glossary of Grammatical Terms and Index available in a comprehensive handbook.

Keys for Writers with Assignment Guides, Spiral bound Version

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Author: Ann Raimes,Susan K. Miller-Cochran

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285966007

Category: Education

Page: 736

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KEYS FOR WRITERS WITH WRITING ASSIGNMENTS is a valuable resource for users who are in college and in the workplace. The authors' concise presentation clarifies key concepts, such as the writing process, critical thinking, grammar fundamentals, and integration and acknowledgment of sources. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Keys for Writers Exercises

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Author: Ann Raimes

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 9780395770658

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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Keys for Writers with Assignment Guides

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Author: Ann Raimes,Susan K. Miller-Cochran

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781305633834

Category: Education

Page: 655

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KEYS FOR WRITERS WITH WRITING ASSIGNMENTS is a valuable resource for users who are in college and in the workplace. The authors' concise presentation clarifies key concepts, such as the writing process, critical thinking, grammar fundamentals, and integration and acknowledgment of sources.

The Open Handbook

Keys for Writers

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Author: Ann Raimes,Maria Jerskey

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495899549

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 624

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This mid-sized reference combines in-depth coverage of good writing, research, and grammar skills with an abundance of exercises--all at an affordable price. Written in the accessible style that made Keys for Writers a success, this engaging text addresses such current topics as ESL learning, visual literacy, and writing beyond college, encouraging students to keep this handbook open. Four-color coverage of visual rhetoric and document design--unique in this market--sets this handbook apart. Students learn how to visually convey ideas through a variety of media such as tables, web sites, and PowerPoint slides. In addition, they benefit from Raimes' signature "differences, not deficits" coverage of multilingual perspectives. Students receive the most up-to-date information on MLA documentation with the enclosed tri-fold card providing NEW 2009 MLA Handbook formats.

Pocket Keys for Writers, 2009 MLA Update Edition

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Author: Ann Raimes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780495800453

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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Give students big writing help in a small package with POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS. This indispensable pocket-style handbook addresses the essentials of the writing process. It takes students through the research process, includes the mechanics of writing and using punctuation, and explains the evaluation and documentation of both print and electronic source materials. Concise, up-to-date, and practical, this edition is easier to use than ever before with a new full-color design that helps students find the material they need easily and quickly when they need it. Renowned for her work in ESL instruction, author Ann Raimes provides useful Language and Culture boxes throughout the text as well as a dedicated ESL section covering issues of culture, varieties of English, and Standard Written English in relation to the vernacular. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2009 MLA HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS OF RESEARCH PAPERS, Seventh Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pocket Keys for Writers, Documentation Update

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Author: Ann Raimes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133388019

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

View: 7543

Give students big writing help in a small package with POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS. This indispensable pocket-style handbook addresses the essentials of the writing process. It takes students through the research process, includes the mechanics of writing and using punctuation, and explains the evaluation and documentation of both print and electronic source materials. Concise, up-to-date, and practical, this edition is easier to use than ever before with a new full-color design that helps students find the material they need easily and quickly when they need it. Renowned for her work in ESL instruction, author Ann Raimes provides useful Language and Culture boxes throughout the text as well as a dedicated ESL section covering issues of culture, varieties of English, and Standard Written English in relation to the vernacular. This edition has been updated to reflect the latest documentation guidelines from MLA (2009), APA (2010) and CMS (2010). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.